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 The Transitional Economy, 1876–1904

Young‐Iob Chung

in Korea under Siege, 1876-1945: Capital Formation and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178302
eISBN:
9780199783557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178300.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter investigates how foreign influences through trade, investment, and other forms of interaction affected the capital formation and economic transformation of Korea during the 30-year ... More


Aggregate and Sectoral Investment

Young‐Iob Chung

in South Korea in the Fast Lane: Economic Development and Capital Formation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195325454
eISBN:
9780199783908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325454.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates aggregate and sectoral investments in both the public and private sectors, estimating their magnitudes, discerning their patterns and nature, and assessing the role of the ... More


South Korea in the Fast Lane: Economic Development and Capital Formation

Young-Iob Chung

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195325454
eISBN:
9780199783908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325454.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines South Korea's robust economic development and rapid capital formation, which has transformed the country from an agrarian/semi-industrial economy facing seemingly insurmountable ... More


Creditor Initiatives in the 1980s and 1990s

David Roodman

in Sovereign Debt at the Crossroads: Challenges and Proposals for Resolving the Third World Debt Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195168006
eISBN:
9780199783458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168003.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents an overview of the sovereign-debt initiatives from the last twenty-five years. It examines the programs devised by creditors, namely the World Bank and IMF, during the 1980s and ... More


Mitigating the Risks of Investing in Developing Countries: Currency-Related Guarantee Instruments for Infrastructure Projects

Inge Kaul and Pedro Conceiçāo

in The New Public Finance: Responding to Global Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195179972
eISBN:
9780199850709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179972.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines how public investment guarantees can facilitate infrastructure investment in developing countries, focusing on guarantee by multilateral and bilateral agencies to debt investors ... More


Why Has Post-reform Growth Been Disappointing?

Juan Carlos Moreno-Brid and Jaime Ros

in Development and Growth in the Mexican Economy: An Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371161
eISBN:
9780199870608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371161.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 10 discusses the growth slowdown of the Mexican economy during the reform and postreform periods. After reviewing the role of international trade integration, productivity growth and human ... More


Making It Happen

Robert J. Shiller

in Macro Markets: Creating Institutions for Managing Society's Largest Economic Risks

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294184
eISBN:
9780191596926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294182.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

In attempting to carry to its logical conclusion the premise that there should be sharing, through markets, of standard‐of‐living risks, this book has proposed quite a number of new markets, although ... More


Capital Formation in Indian Agriculture: National and State Level Analysis

Ramesh Chand

in Agrarian Crisis in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the trends in public and private capital formation in agriculture during the past 25 years, focusing on factors that affect growth in various types of investment. It analyses ... More


Planning or the Market: What Are the Catalysts?

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter returns to the concrete conditions required to foster growth based on the ascription of value to green capital, leading eventually to a self-reproducing, fully functional economy. The ... More


Public Investment and Fiscal Reforms

Christopher S. Adam, Jehovaness Aikaeli, and Anne Laski

in Tanzania: The Path to Prosperity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198704812
eISBN:
9780191774010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704812.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Improvements in macroeconomic performance in Tanzania over the last two decades reflect significant improvements in fiscal control. This chapter explores the challenges to the efficient and equitable ... More


Agricultural Innovation

Tiffany Shih and Brian Wright

in Accelerating Energy Innovation: Insights from Multiple Sectors

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226326832
eISBN:
9780226326856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326856.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides an overview of innovative policies for agriculture, with the purpose of highlighting aspects of interest to the energy sector. It also presents a summary of global agricultural ... More


State-Level Performance under Economic Reforms in India

Montek S. Ahluwalia (ed.)

in Economic Policy Reforms and the Indian Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226454528
eISBN:
9780226454542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454542.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter reports new evidence on differentials in growth rates among the Indian states, and a preliminary analysis of the reasons for these differentials. The performance of the major states in ... More


Digging the Dirt at Public Expense: Governance in the Building of the Erie Canal and Other Public Works

Stanley L. Engerman and Kenneth L. Sokoloff (eds)

in Corruption and Reform: Lessons from America's Economic History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226299570
eISBN:
9780226299594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226299594.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines corruption in the construction of the Erie Canal in New York using evidence on cost overruns for major governmental projects and news reports from newspapers from 1815 to 1975. ... More


Agrarian Crisis in India

D. Narasimha Reddy and Srijit Mishra (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book contains chapters that deal with the agricultural crisis in India. It provides a comprehensive analysis of the macroeconomic and micro-level issues associated with the crisis, as well as ... More


Managing Vulnerability of Indian Agriculture: Implications for Research and Development

Suresh Pal

in Agrarian Crisis in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There are three key issues that must be addressed when it comes to public investment in agricultural research and development: whether public funding is sustained over time, whether the funding is ... More


Learning the Hard Way: IBM and the Sources of Innovation in Early Computing

Steven W. Usselman

in Financing Innovation in the United States, 1870 to the Present

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122894
eISBN:
9780262277884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122894.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter adds certain moderate adjustments to the body of work promulgated by the National Academy of Science, and also the work of David Mowery, that deals with the notion of modern computing ... More


Increasing Public Revenue and Expenditure Efficiency in Zambia

Samuel Bwalya, Shantayanan Devarajan, Vinayak Nagaraj, and Gaël Raballand

in Zambia: Building Prosperity from Resource Wealth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199660605
eISBN:
9780191749179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660605.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews recent fiscal developments in Zambia. It then describes how fiscal policy instruments could help strengthen Zambia’s prospects for higher growth and poverty reduction. A variety ... More


Private Investment in Public Equity

Na Dai

in Private Equity: Opportunities and Risks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199375875
eISBN:
9780199375899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375875.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Private investments in public equity (PIPE) have become an important financing alternative for U.S. public companies. This chapter provides an overview of the development of the PIPE market between ... More


Future Prospects

Xinshen Diao, Peter Hazell, Shashidhara Kolavalli, and Danielle Resnick

in Ghana's Economic and Agricultural Transformation: Past Performance and Future Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198845348
eISBN:
9780191880599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845348.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 10 concludes the book by looking to the future. It reviews key findings from each of the preceding chapters and then considers the implications given future trends and Ghana’s policy ... More


Ghana's Economic and Agricultural Transformation: Past Performance and Future Prospects

Xinshen Diao, Peter Hazell, Shashidhara Kolavalli, and Danielle Resnick (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198845348
eISBN:
9780191880599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845348.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Many African countries have experienced unprecedented rates of economic growth in recent years, yet their economic transformations display features that could constrain their future growth prospects. ... More


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